The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 130 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.53% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.58% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Network Security Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +1 2 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Junos
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Nessus
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Junos
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint